Paul Fussell Quotes
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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.